Simply Three Wins Best Cover of Ed Sheeran’s ‘Sing’

August 15, 2014 8:10 am
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After 13 talented cover artists battled it out for the title of RyanSeacrest.com‘s Best Cover of Ed Sheeran‘s “Sing,” Simply Three came out as the contest winner!

The musical trifecta — Glen McDaniel, Zack Clark, and Nicholas Villalobos — won the four-round contest by putting an unconventional twist to the pop song. Rather than singing the lyrics, the trio produced a black-and-white fractal music video of themselves covering the single with the arrangement of a cello, bass, and beatboxing.

Simply Three, who collaborated with Kellindo and Glen McDaniel from Janelle Monae‘s band for a mashup ofCold War” and “Tightrope,” has also incorporated their classic style on other pop-friendly tracks including Pharrell‘s “Happy,” Imagine Dragons‘ “Demons,” and Adele‘s “Rolling in the Deep.”

Their debut EP Two Worlds Collide is available for download on iTunes now.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the contest. Check out the rest of the contestants and their videos below:

1st Place

Simply Three

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2nd Place

Wulfie

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3rd Place

Jennifer Sun Bell

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4th Place

Monique Kim

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5th Place

Concept Band

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6th Place

Victor Grant

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7th Place

Gareth Bush

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8th Place

Shaun Reynolds

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9th Place

Laica Cassidy

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1oth Place

Ana Free

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11th Place

Junior Ky

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12th Place

Helena & Maria

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13th Place

Ari Chalk

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